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Event Promotions

Whether you're planning a reception for 15 or a conference for 3,000, congratulations on undertaking the process of planning an event and for providing an opportunity for engagement at Portland State University. As an event planner, you play a vital role in promoting and creating an inclusive, open, engaging, and fun campus community. Thank you for representing Portland State University!

You will find helpful and relevant information on this site that will assist you with representing PSU in the best way possible. Specifically, you will find resources on the following:

Communication Planning

Who's your audience? What's your goal? Map out communication about your events and projects using the Communication Plan Worksheet.

Promoting Your Event

There are many ways to promote an event and it is sometimes hard to figure out what works the best especially at a large urban campus. Learn simple tips and best practices for promoting events. 

Student Life Event Process

If you are hosting an event just for students this Student Life Event Process Google document is a useful "how-to promote your event" via campus communication channels. 

Display Materials

University Communications offers various display materials for PSU employees to check out (students, faculty and staff). From banners to table cloths to giveaway items, these items can be checked out ahead of time.

Other Tools

Refer to a comprehensive list of resources that you are welcome to utilize when promoting your events or projects. These tools and outlets will help assist you with representing PSU in the best way possible and making your event a success.